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VF International president Salzburger to step down
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Dec '16
Karl Heinz Salzburger, vice president at global apparel marketer VF Corporation and also president, VF International is retiring at the end of 2017, after working with the company for 19 years and will be replaced by Aidan O'Meara. During his nine years as head of VF International, Salzburger more than doubled the size of the global business.

He will stay on in his current post till the end of first quarter of 2017, after which, he will become a special advisor to the chief executive officer.

O'Meara was named president of the Asia-Pacific region in 2007, with responsibility to build a new organisation in the region and develop a shared infrastructure to support expansion of VF's brands.

As of date, VF has an established presence in China and in seven other countries in the region and during the period of O'Meara's leadership, VF's revenue in the region grew tenfold to more than $1.2 billion, and its workforce grew from 300 employees to nearly 4,000. (AR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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